Pure Products Volume 8

Pure Products Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...world-wide crusade designed to secure themselves the sole right to use the word "Pilsener"--a crusade which has extended even to America--a review of the struggle in the German courts, which has finally led to the overthrow of their claims, will be of interest. Among those attacked by the Pilsen breweries were the Brauerei Engelhardt in Berlin, the Bohmische-Brauhaus-Knoblauch in Berlin, the Bavaria-Brauerei of Altona, and particularly the Raderberger Aktien Brauerei in Raderberg near Dresden, the competition of which was especially feared by the Pilsen men. The court was requested to prohibit the Brauerei Engelhardt from labeling its pale beer as "Engelhardt Berliner Pilsener," the Bohmische Brauhaus from employing the word "Pilsator" on its label, the Bavaria-Brauerei from employing the phrase "Pilsener-Hansa-Quell" and the Raderberger Brauerei from labeling its beer as "Raderberger Pilsener," or using the word "Pilsener" in any other connection. These cases came first before the Chamber of Commerce in Berlin, which refused the demands of the plaintiffs, but the next higher court (Kammergericht) found against the defendants. The plaintiffs also won a decision against the Altona Brauerei in the Oberlandsgericht of Kiel. This latter court pronounced against the use of the word "Pilsator," giving it as the opinion of the court that the first syllable "Pils" was intended to imply that the beer so labeled was brewed in Pilsen, which was not the case. The Kammergericht took the standpoint that the expression "Pilsener" designated not merely a type or character, but was a term implying origin, which could only be used for beer brewed in Pilsen itself. This court...
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  • Paperback | 354 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 630g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236552008
  • 9781236552006